Joia Mukherjee, MD MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, BWH Division of Global Health Equity
Joia Mukherjee MD, MPH is the Chief Medical Officer for Partners In Health (PIH), an international medical charity dedicated to providing a preferential option for the poor in healthcare. She is an internist, paediatrician, public health and infectious disease specialist and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mukherjee has been Chief Medical Officer of PIH since 2000, supporting PIH’s efforts to provide high quality, comprehensive health care to the poorest and most vulnerable in partnership with local communities and health officials. Dr. Mukherjee’s clinical focus in resource-poor settings has been HIV/AIDS, multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, mental health and most recently, Ebola. She is involved in the direct implementation of health programs and disease specific initiatives across PIH’s 10 focus countries, as well as research and the generation of new knowledge in these arenas. In 2014, Dr. Mukherjee was one of the lead strategists in launching PIH’s efforts to fight Ebola and strengthen health systems in Sierra Leone and Liberia.